The Iraqi military abandoned another base in Anbar province Monday.
ISIS is on the verge of taking the entire Anbar province on Baghdad’s doorstep (WYFF)
The Iraqi military abandoned a key base in Anbar Province near Hit after heavy fighting with ISIS.
Iraq’s military abandoned a strategically important base in Anbar province after heavy fighting with ISIS militants, provincial security force sources told CNN on Monday.
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The base outside the city of Hit was one of the Shiite-led government’s few remaining military outposts in Anbar, a predominantly Sunni province that has increasingly fallen under ISIS control.
It is a key control point for roads running through the region.
Despite the loss, the Iraqi military still controls the Ayn al-Asad military base, which helps defend Iraq’s second-largest dam.
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